Environmental Defence

Line 9 approval "incredibly dangerous" failure by government, environmental groups say

Environmental groups say decision is invalid because NEB has failed in its mandate to protect the public interest.

Ontario cuts coal, while BC looks for more

It may be the industrial heartland of Canada, but Ontario took a major step forward this week by announcing all its coal fired generating plants would shut down, while in ‘super natural” BC the...

Enbridge's proposal to ship dangerous tar sands oil eastward puts communities at risk: activists

More dirty tar sands oil eastward to Montreal? Yes, according to a news release sent to us by Environmental Defence this morning, stating pipeline giant Enbridge's proposed plan to ship “heavy crude...

Harper’s resource development plan irresponsible, say environmental leaders

Resource Minister Joe Oliver unveiled details of Harper’s resource development plan today, pledging more money for inspections and fines for oil industry infractions. But is it enough?

B.C. pipeline opposition joined by eastern counterparts in Ottawa

Ontario campaigners add their voices to pipeline opposition, as B.C. Northern Gateway critics make their case in the nation’s capital this week.

Tory-linked "Ethical Oil" website slams Canadian enviros over "foreign funding"

Directors from Pembina Institute and Environmental Defence say most of their money comes from Canadian foundations and individuals and that the "Ethical Oil" website is distorting the facts.